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Library Director Salary

A Library Director earns an average salary of $58,502 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are People Management and Operations Management. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$31,539 - $95,560
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$32K
$59K
$96K
MEDIAN: $58,501
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$9.63 - $29.30
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$31,539 - $95,560  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,033  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,827 - $93,603  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 405
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.63 - $29.30  
   
Overtime
$1.02 - $22.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,033  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$26,827 - $93,603  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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Job Description for Library Director

A library director oversees all operations at a library. They direct staff - helping ensure that they are efficient and courteous at all times - and make sure that the library is running in an organized manner according to established rules and that books and other library items are organized neatly and efficiently. The library director may be in charge of the hiring of librarians, volunteers, and other staff, as well as carrying out disciplinary action as needed.

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Library Director Tasks

  • Promote library services and resources, and ensure library policies and procedures are followed.
  • Oversee library operations including planning, budgeting and staffing.
  • Direct the library services program, and participates in formulating long range goals and objectives.
  • Stay abreast of technology in order to work with databases and information systems to catalogue and access information.

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Pay by Experience Level for Library Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Library Director Salaries



National Average
$54,000



Skills That Affect Library Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 15%




National Average
$54,000

Online Research
up arrow 1%

Cataloging
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 18%
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